Re: [Cfrg] Is draft-agl-cfrgcurve-00 incompatible with Ed25519?

Adam Langley <agl@imperialviolet.org> Fri, 09 January 2015 23:15 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Cfrg] Is draft-agl-cfrgcurve-00 incompatible with Ed25519?
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On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 3:10 PM, Tony Arcieri <bascule@gmail.com> wrote:
> It would be good to get a definitive answer on this question before
> draft-agl-cfrgcurve-00 adopted (which I'm guessing is likely to happen)

The Edwards curve recommended in draft-agl-cfrgcurve-00 is the curve
behind Ed25519. The draft doesn't say anything about EdDSA, or even
signatures, but I don't think there's an incompatibility—just an
incompleteness.


Cheers

AGL

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